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Record no. 472
Case name: Topping v. British Columbia (Minister of Transportation and Highways)
Date: 2002-04-09
Jurisdiction: Canada - British Columbia
Court: Expropriation Compensation Board
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Parties: Name   Appearing as
  Topping, Danny James   Claimant
  Topping, Tina Marie   Claimant
  British Columbia (Minister of Transportation and Highways)   Authority
Before: Decision maker Designation
Shorthouse, Robert W.C. Chair
Lawyers: Name   Appearing for
  Chana, Manjeet K.   Claimant
  Crowhurst, Frances   Authority
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Decision: Application by the Claimants to the British Columbia Expropriation Compensation Board for determination of compensation pursuant to the Expropriation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 125. The issue on this application was the amount of compensation payable for moving costs incurred by the Claimants following expropriation of their residence. The subject property was located at Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island. Following the taking, the Claimants relocated to Cranbrook, a location approximately 900 km distant from Cobble Hill. The Claimants sought to recover the sum of $13,663.01 which was the actual cost incurred. The Authority's advance payment had included an allocation of $3,500 for moving costs. The Board awarded $8,870 for this item.
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Related decisions:      
  Earlier
  [2000] EXLAW 330 B.C. E.C.B. 2000-10-20
  [2001] EXLAW 302 B.C. E.C.B. 2001-01-16
  Later
 
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ExLaw citation: [2002] EXLAW 306
Parallel citations: (2002) 76 L.C.R. 113
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